One Week Adventures

The 10 Best Things to Do in Quebec

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About eight years ago, I decided to move permanently to Quebec. This is a place I am now proud to call home. Here’s a list of my favorite places to visit and top things to do in Quebec. Montréal Whether you arrive by plane, train, or car you will almost definitely start your trip in Montreal. Pick up a guide to spending a day in Montreal and discover the best of the city before exploring the rest of the province. Québec City The province’s capital and oldest city is where…read more

How to visit Myanmar’s Golden Rock

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Nowadays, Myanmar is not a secret destination anymore and tourism is booming. While travelers are heading massively to Lake Inle and Bagan, the Golden Rock does not attract that many foreigners. However, it is very popular with Burmese tourists because it’s a major pilgrimage place for Buddhists. As you only need half a day to see the place, it’s a cool stop on the way to Hpa-An and the South when you are coming from Yangon. What to expect Third holiest Buddhist pilgrimage site in Myanmar, the Golden Rock (or…read more

Astana, or the world’s weirdest capital

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The whole point of travelling is to see the differences between cultures, people and places around the world. But sometimes, different becomes weird. This is how I felt when I arrived in Astana, the new capital of Kazakhstan. But weird in a good way, just very surprising and unusual. (below are pictures of a random street dance show, the costumes are unreal!)   A brief introduction Astana became the capital of Kazakhstan in 1997, replacing Almaty. At this time the population was just under 300,000 people but it has been…read more

How to plan the best horse trek in Kyrgyzstan

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Whether you are an experienced rider or a complete beginner, spending a few days on a horse is a total must when you go to Kyrgyzstan. You will get a chance to meet with nomadic families, share glimpses of their daily life in a yurt, and explore some of the most breathtaking landscapes of Central Asia. Plus, organizing your own horse trek is very easy and can be done once you are in Kyrgyzstan, which is one of the only countries in the region that does not require a visa!…read more

Why you should go to Uzbekistan for your next vacation

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Chances are, the idea of travelling to Uzbekistan never crossed your mind. Let me tell you why you should reconsider! There’s A LOT to see Uzbekistan is a former Soviet Republic located at the heart of Central Asia and as a crossroad of many civilizations, it is home to a very rich historic heritage. Some of the oldest and most impressive monuments of the Muslim World are located in Uzbekistan and will leave you speechless. Luckily, numerous ancient sites made it to the 21st century and are just waiting for…read more